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site is cagw.org. coming up next, our regular your money segment looks at taxes and the federal health-care law. jay hancock with kaiser health news is our guest. first, this news update. >> an update on the ship grounded near alaska. salvagers are checking the seaworthiness of shell oil drilling ship that has been refloated. once they are satisfied it is seaworthy, there will tow it 30 miles to shelter. bank of america has reached a settlement with fannie mae. this stems from residential mortgage loans sold by the bank in the countrywide unit to the agency, ahead of the nation 2008 i need crisis. the settlement includes almost $3.5 billion payment to be made. the bank also bogging back some of the loans sold to fannie mae. secretary of state hillary clinton returns to work today. she's been sidelined for four weeks since taking bill on her return from a trip to europe. the secretary schedule includes talks with the white house tomorrow with the defense secretary and national security adviser. later in the week she welcomes the afghan president for working dinner. the secretary also says sh
such an idiot and the second question is why haven't you resigned yet? i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. capella university understands nurses are dealing with a than wider range of issues. and there are ever-changing regulations. when you see these challenges, do you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! o
watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> and everyone has an opinion tonight on this first item of our "instant index." a big event this morning, unveiling of the royal portrait but what did you think? does this look like kate middleton, the duchess? will and kate said to be very pleased but all day long we've been following the art critics who say the painting makes her look older, one even said frumpy. it's tough out there. >>> and our video, right out of the beginning of life on earth. it's the biggest giant squid ever captured on tape. you are looking at it there, from thousands of feet below the ocean. the creature more than ten feet long, can weigh up to a ton. its eyes are the size of dinner plates. and on those tentacles are suction pods and in them, razor-sharp barbs. filmed for a discovery channel show airing january 27. >>> on this friday, why not cheer on a kid who never expected to be a superstar? ch
despite president obama's new healthcare law. some health insurers raising premiums by more than 20% and the most vulnerable customers are small businesses and people who have to betheir own health insurance. federal regulators say the premiums would be even higher without the new law. >>> president obama could nominate chuck hagel for defense secretary as soon as tomorrow. if today's talk shows are any indication it is not coming without a fight. tom cotton says hagel's failure to back the iraq war is one of many issues he has with the possible nomination. >> add that to his dangerous views on terrorism and strange hostility towards israel i think the senate should oppose mr. haig. >> this is, again, the washington you view of things. chuck hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, sevenned this country as a united states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself. why all the prejudging i don't snow. >> fox sources say so far the president has not officially offered the job to hagel. >> a leading member of syria's opposition says bashar a
. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> most of the kids were excited a policeman told nbc news about the more than 400 children of sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut who returned to class thursday, in a different building for the first time since the december 14th mass shooting that took the lives of 20 of their classmates. the newtown shooting galvanized the country's debate over gun violence and gun control. the violence continued at a steady pace. since the tragedy on december 14th. at least 18 people per day on average have been killed nationwide as a result of a fatal shooting. at least six people were shot to death between december 14th and the end of the year in detroit. a city in which 2012 was one of the deadliest in deck kalds. 12 people before decemb
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. to divvy up this shared data plan...fairly. so, um, whoever's fathered the most children, gets the most data. let's just do it by hair. body hair? most dental work. what? [ phones buzzing and beeping ] stop downloading, and stop liking everything. it should be by who has the least amount of cartilage in their left knee. [ mom ] i just want to take a bath. [ male announcer ] say no to sharing. say yes to sprint. with truly unlimited data, text and calling. >> 2012 will be seen as the year of the gun. it was truly shocking from aurora to colorado to the st ikh temple in wisconsin to sandy hook elementary school. where 26 people were killed, 20 of them first gra
, 75-year-old map saying i want to get government out of my healthcare. of course government is already in their healthcare through medicare. the reason we have medicare is because of the democratic party in the 1960s under lyndon johnson that put that through. we have social security because of the democratic party in the 1930s under fdr. so there's a rich tradition of doing these kinds of things by the democrats. there's no doubt the party is not as populist based as it once was. whether the country as a whole has shifted that much or whether they were reading the wrong clips in the media, frankly i'm not sure we can tell you what it was but there definitely has been a shift in that sense. >> host: this e-mail from ron, all of your subjects seem to be basically revelations of corruption of american stereotypical ideal. what you believe is more the norm, corruption 0 idealism? aren't you driven to be per reppally pessimistic about the future of america by your work? >> guest: i don't see how -- anybody could be anything other than pessimistic when you look at healthcare, which is -- it
of healthcare workers for a new union entirely of workers in the health sector. both unions have waged strikes against kaiser in the last two years. the move is expected to stoke tensions with the two million- member service employees international union, with plans already in place to recruit the seiu's kaiser permanente workers in california. the seiu defeated the any h.w. in a bitterly contested vote among kaiser permanente california workers in 2011, but the national labor relations board called for an election after finding that the seiu had colluded with kaiser permanente to influence the outcome. then the tories 10 supermax prison in illinois is officially closed its doors on the transfer of the last of its prisoners. prisoner advocates and della members led a campaign for the shuttering of the prison citing harsh conditions that included the use of long-term solitary confinement for a decade or longer. illinois governor announced its closure last year citing budgetary concerns. the american civil liberties union's national prison project praised the closure saying -- those are some of
is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> good evening. on a it's stephanie miller. >> i have enormous psychological problems and i'm going to take them out on you. >> stephanie: we were just talking about during the break. [ laughter ] not enough doctors to fix your crazy. hey, lynn. >> caller: stephanie, love the show. i love the topic you're talking about because i'm from a purple state which is a predominantly red state. we still are in a lot of parts of our state. moving off from that, i did watch the interview with piers and alex jones. people like alex jones that angry white male, typically from middle america that loves their guns they believe government conspiracy, these are the same kind of people that got the weber family in northern idaho killed back in the 1980s. these are the same kind of people that are the reasons why
for obamacare was skyrocketing healthcare costs. today there's news many health insurers are raising rates by double digits. >> sheers the rates. increased from california, for just the state of cal, aetna, 22% increase. anthem blue cross, 26% increase. blue shield of cal, 20% increase. where are the rate cuts? >> does this surprise anybody? the second he regulates, the price rises. when you require gas stations to sell ethanol, food prices rise as corn growers take stock to ethanol. it becomes more expensive. the more you regulate, the more expensive it comes. >> why was the president able to sell obamacare in part on the idea we must do something -- >> he didn't sell it to me. >> healthcare costs were rising, that was a fact. and so his argument was we need to do something about and this universal healthcare is one of the things we should do to stop that. >> was he referring to the federal government's stake, the cbo numbers and something he could hang his hat on. >> when you require health insurers to cover procedures, whether people want to buy the coverage, lie hair transplants, viagr
priority of the second term? what is the equivalent to healthcare? >> well, there are a couple of things that we need to get done. i've said that fixing our broken i will great system is a top priority -- our broken immigration system is a top priority. i will introduce legislation to get that done. we've talked about it long enough. we know how we can fix it. we can do it in a comprehensive way that the american people support. that's something we should get done. host: president obama on nbc december 30. how much of that, off and on -- fawn johnson, do you hear as a response to the election? guest: well, it's largely a response to the election, but keep in mind that the president made this particular priority before the election, which it's hard to say exactly what drove that. but one of the things that has been very clear throughout his first term is that the latinos who helped him get elected in 2008 were very upset that not very much happened over the course of obama's first term. he was very focused on healthcare. and i think the president genuinely wants to deal with this issue. e
much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> welcome back, everybody. tomorrow morning the oscar nominations will be announced. we're going to bring them to you live at 8:30 a.m. eastern time so who do you think is going to be nominated? what do you think? lincoln for sure. argo for sure. les mis i think. yes? no? >> you have people on both sides on les mis. >> little girls practicing in mirrors with their microphones. >> i want
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. they are considering increasing premiums notwithstanding the new healthcare law. peter doocy has a closer look. >> reporter: in some states the affordable care act may not be living up to its name. some insurance companies in ohio and florida have already raised their premiums at least 20%. look at california where "new york times" saying that a anthem blue shield wants to raise premiums 21%. even though obamacare requires insurance programs to go through rate review for premium increase of more than 10%. if an insurance company can prove their costs are going up it's hard for them to deny the increased premiums. but some experts say it could put a major strain on the system. >> the premiums, they are not going to get coverage or end up at the state exchange and get federally subsidized. there is nothing in the obamacare law that will keep premiums down. it's determined on stated by dated level. >> reporter: people that buy insurance on their own are most vulnerable but an executive at kaiser family foundation said there is no question that review of rates makes a difference that results in lo
states can pursue if we are given the freedom and flexibility to do so. on the health-care fund, governors are also tackling one of the fastest growing drug problems of the century, and that is the abuse of prescription drugs. initiative, chaired by the governor of alabama seeks to develop and implement a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to reduce prescription drug abuse across seven participating states. the lessons learned from this initiative and its conclusion will be shared with each state, helping us to showcase effective policy to treat addiction, enforce the law, and better protect against prescription drug abuse from experts. i hope i have made it clear -- at it is. i hope i have made it clear that the states and the nga can be significant partner in health care and deficit reduction, but we are also partner in one of our greatest priorities to the national security. governors remained committed to the members of our armed services, especially the men and women of all or national guard, who play a critical role in responding to emergencies at home, and suddenly fight
not then -- for their healthcare, it had not an increased in more than a decade. we got congress to agree in increases in pharmacy co-pays and at causing people to make better use of mail order and generic. overall, we tried to slow the growth in dod health care. i mention some of the fee increases. we have also sought and achieved major changes in the way we pay healthcare providers. for example, using medicare rates to pay for outpatient care and the department of defense. we were not doing that a few years ago. some initiatives for making better use of defense resources have been oriented toward improving -- we are committed to achieving auditable financial statements. the first time, we have a realistic plan to accomplish what is a very major task. auditable statements will help us improve our business processes. they will help reassure the public that we are good stewards of their funds. more disciplined use of resources. we need to consolidate the structure, we are engaged in restructuring our civilian personnel to try to reduce their numbers. looking at a restructuring of the military help system. i recogn
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